The Director of Airport Operations is responsible for management of the Airport Operations divisions at OIA including Landside, Airfield, Airline, Baggage Handling Systems, Parking Operations and Ground Transportation Services.
Bachelor degree in Aviation Management, Business Administration or related field and ten (10) years directly related experience in airport/airline operations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Minimum of five (5) years experience in management and leadership roles that include directing and oversight of staff in multiple airport operations areas and emergency response operations required. Experience with FAR 139 and 49 CFR part 1542 compliance required. Airport parking operations experience preferred.
The Ideal Candidate will demonstrate:
Leadership skills in upper management positions.
Skills in analyzing, developing and implementing complex operational initiatives.
Excellent public relations skills to act as an ambassador for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority regarding matters at OIA.
In-depth knowledge of airport management.
Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements including noise and emergency operations.
Knowledge of Federal Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requirements including international flight and passenger movements, and handling of international baggage and trash.
Familiarity with environmental regulations including Florida Department of Environmental Protection and South Florida Water Management District requirements.
The ability to interpret and compile statistical data, prepare detailed reports, contracts, and analyze legal and financial documents.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively.
Efficient and effective time management skills and expertise in supervising and motivating staff.
Orlando International Airport (OIA) is the second largest airport in Florida, the 13th busiest in the United States and the 41st in the world ranked by the number of passengers during calendar year 2016 according to Airports Council International North America (ACI). The airport serves as a significant transportation resource, catalyst and hub in the State of Florida.
The O...rlando International and Orlando Executive Aiports are managed by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA), which consists of a seven-member board; five of which are appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida, one member from the Orlando City Council and one member from the Orange County Commission. An Executive Director who is appointed by the Authority Board manages sthe Airport System.
A total of 13,297 acres (5,381 hectares/21 square miles) comprises the airport property, making it the third largest in landmass within the United States.
The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority offers a comprehensive benefits package.
• Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick and Personal Leave Days • Retirement Plan with Company Match • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance • Wellness Programs • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance • Employee Assistance Program • Education Reimbursement • Employee Discounts • Employee Recognition Program• Management Leave